Sunday, May 21
This was my most challenging travel day as I was going to try to catch two games, both with 1:00pm start times and 40 miles apart. I figured I could see the first few innings in Tampa, leave around the fourth inning, then catch the last few innings in Lakeland.
Daytona Tortugas at Tampa Yankees (Reds at...
Saturday, May 20 Lakeland Flying Tigers at Clearwater Threshers (Tigers at Phillies)
The 90-minute drive to Clearwater was mostly uneventful, though I always do enjoy the magnificent views crossing over Tampa Bay on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. As I turned onto the... Read More
Saturday, May 20
My two stops this day took me to Port Charlotte and Clearwater. These parks were 97 miles apart, but I benefited from a 3:05pm start time for the early game. I figured I could stay for most of that contest before heading north for the 6:15pm game... Read More
Friday, May 19 Bradenton Marauders at Fort Myers Miracle (Pirates at Twins)
After dropping my wife off at Fort Lauderdale airport at 4:30pm, I zoomed across Alligator Alley to try to make a 6:30pm start time in Fort Myers, on the... Read More
About 10 years ago, I took a tour of the Appalachian League and wrote about it for BaseballHQ.com. Since I had grown up around major league baseball all my life, I always wondered what the spectator experience was like in the minors,... Read More
This is my final ESPN contribution for the 2017 season.
Paul Goldschmidt, Bryce Harper, Jose Altuve and Max Scherzer are players most fantasy leaguers drafted in the first round. Through mid-season, they are earning back their owners' investments – congratulations! But as much as it's nice to have players like... Read More